Governing Law and Regulations
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division Underground Storage Tanks Tanks Programs Division
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arizona follows the federal requirements dealing with underground storage tanks (USTs) containing petroleum products. However, the state has specific requirements for notification, secondary containment, delivery prohibition, release reporting, corrective action, and closure. UST contractors must be licensed, UST operators must be trained, and engineers and geologists must be certified. Arizona also imposes annual tank fees. Arizona has developed a trust fund for damages associated with releases from USTs. Note: UST ...